Dr. John Kuo has two doctorate degrees (M.D. and Ph.D.) and is double board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been a full-time Assistant Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) since 2007. He has trained and mentored numerous Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility doctors at UCLA. Dr. Kuo is nationally recognized among the best Infertility doctors in the United States. For his outstanding clinical abilities, excellent patient reviews, new research discoveries, and medical publications, Dr. Kuo has been honored by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Top Doctor" (2012 and 2013), Los Angeles Magazine's "Southern California Super Doctors" (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013), Consumer's Research Council of America's "America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists" (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013), Avvo.com's "Superb Doctor - Rated 10 out of 10" (2011 and 2012), Vitals.com's "Patients' Choice Award" (2012), Vitals.com's "Most Compassionate Doctor" (2012), and Avvo.com's "Patients' Choice Award" (2012).
Dr. John Kuo's extensive 19 year education started with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with Academic Honors from Columbia University, a top Ivy-League school. He then earned a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Kuo continued his medical training with an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at UCLA. He then joined the UCLA faculty specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Kuo is dedicated to providing top quality personalized medical care to his patients. He has been the Oncofertility Director at UCLA since January 2011, which is the fertility field dedicated to preserving the reproductive potential of cancer patients and survivors. His commitment to teaching at UCLA includes multiple Grand Rounds lectures, Graduate level course instructor, fellow physician training, resident physician training, medical student teaching, and medical presentations to the community.
Dr. John Kuo also earned a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Neuroscience at UCLA. He has extensive knowledge and research experience in studying the brain and its functions. The reason is that the human menstrual cycle is actually controlled by the brain. Dr. Kuo's current research in the field of Neuroendocrinology involves understanding hormonal control of ovulation, estrogen effects on brain function, and estrogen receptor signaling. He has been awarded the Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Grant and the Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) Grant, which are prestigious physician-scientist research programs from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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